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Longyan (Fujian) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)19,050
Population (million)2.61
GDP (RMB billion)173.8
GDP Per Capita (RMB)66,865
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry11.5%
     Secondary Industry52.6%
     Tertiary Industry35.8%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)63.96
Utilised FDI (USD million)269
Exports (USD million)2,568
Imports (USD million)1,139

Source: Fujian Statistical Yearbook 2016


General Introduction

Longyan is in the western part of the Fujian Province, lying at the intersection of Fujian, Guangdong and Jiangxi Provinces.

Longyan is accessible by a number of railways, including the Fuzhou-Shenzhen Railway, the Guangzhou-Xiamen Railway and the Yingtan-Xiamen Railway. The city is also linked to Xiamen, Zhangzhou and other cities in the province by the Zhanglong Highway.

Longyan has abundant mineral resources and is an important flue-cured tobacco production base in China. Benefiting from the abundant mineral resources including copper and iron, iron and steel, nonferrous and construction material are major industries in the city. Other industries include tobacco processing, equipment manufacturing, textile and agricultural product processing.

Leading industrial enterprises include Longyan Tohacco Industrial Co Ltd and Longyan Engineering Machinery Company. Longyan Tobacco Industrial Co Ltd, formerly Longyan Cigarettes Factory is the largest tobacco maker in Fujian Province.

Major Industrial Park / Development Zone

Longyan National Economic and Technological Development Zone

Target industries: Machinery, modern service

Website: www.lyjkq.gov.cn




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